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The Medicare “Billing Bible” Changes Claims Processing Instructions for PAs, NPs, CNSs, CPs, and CSWs

Chapter 12 of the “Medicare Claims Processing Manual” (Medicare Billing Bible) is about to change to reflect deleted and/or corrected information as it relates¬† to Claims Processing Instructions for Non-Physician Practitioners (NPPs), i.e., Physicians Assistants (PAs), Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs), Clinical Psychologists (CPs), and Clinical Social Workers (CSWs) submitting claims to Medicare contractors (carriers and A/B Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs)) for services to Medicare beneficiaries.

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These changes are effective February 19, 2013.

Key manual revisions/updates are as follows:

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